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Scotmid is looking to brighten up the local area of Uddingston by inviting local community groups to enter a draw for a donation to transform their green spaces.

The draw marks the launch of Scotmid Uddingston’s 2022 Caulders Garden centre pop-up.

Successful groups will be invited to the launch of the 2022 Caulders Garden Centre at Scotmid Uddingston on Friday, 25th March, to receive plants or equipment funding for their project.

Projects could include transforming allotments, developing wildflower gardens or improving small green spaces to promote mental wellbeing.

Kirsty George, head of local sourcing at Scotmid, said: “We’re really excited to help groups within the local community bring their green-fingered dreams to life. We hope that the Caulders pop-up will help not just local groups, but the whole community to brighten up their gardens ahead of the summer months.”

Last year, to celebrate the launch of the Caulders pop-up, volunteers from Uddingston Pride received a donation from Scotmid’s Uddingston Store which enabled more beautiful plants and flowers to be cultivated locally.

Former chairperson at Uddingston Pride, Liz Wilson, added: “Our main aim is always to lift community spirit and with the donation from Scotmid we were able to plant flowers at both the Parish Church and in a planter outside Scotmid’s Funeral branch.

“We were delighted to add even more colour to Uddingston ahead of the summer months – that definitely helped to lift spirits in the local community!”